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im suffering from conditional vertigo, feeling giddiness while lying on the bed (right side) or bowing down. it is from last 3 months. Took Vertin 24 mg twice for a month, 16 MG twice for fortnight and then 16 MG once daily. After reducing the dose to 1 Tab. daily, the problem surfaced again. I felt ok during 2 tab. per day. is there any side effects for taking the medicine for a long time. it is worth mention that I am taking Mibeta SR 40 MG ( morning and evening) and Sensival 25 mg (only half tab in the night) as prescribed along with the vertin since beginning. PLS ADVICE ABOUT ANY EXERCISE FOR TREATING VERTIGO and is the treatment going on right lines. Thanks.


Answered by : maneesh on Mon, 11 Mar 2013

Vertin is a good medicine for treating middle ear/inner ear patholgy. However, if after two months on Vertin, the problem has not gone away, it is unlikely to be due to middle ear/inner ear pathology.
I note that you are also taking Mibeta and Sensival which are for treatment of migraine and depression respectively. Do you have migraine and depression?! Vertigo, dizziness, instability while standing are often seen in depression as well. Since Sensival is not at an adequate dose, you should meet a good Psychiatrist and start proper and adequate treatment of depression. That itself will resolve vertigo.
Dr Maneesh Gupta


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